Twitch may soon be more transparent about streamer bans

In the world of online video game broadcasting, there is no bigger name than Pull out. While Twitch and other streaming platforms have seen a slight slowdown in growth, performative commentary in the form of gameplays is still a popular form of entertainment, with millions of users tuning in to some of their favorite creators each week. However, when it comes to the purple platform, it is often marred by controversy, especially when it unleashes the “Ban Hammer”. However, it is possible that this will become an issue that will finally be fixed.


According to a recent interview with The Washington Post, Angela Hession, vice president of trust and security at Twitch, has said that in the future the site may give more details about why it blocks a user. One of the ideas that could be implemented is emailing “clips of violations” to the streamer. Having actual footage of the incident that caused the ban should make it clearer why a ban was initiated. Whether such clips sent to the offending party are made public is likely at the discretion of the user in question.

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As many users of the site already know, Twitch is known for banning streamers, including some notable names like Adin Ross. While sometimes the reasons for someone being temporarily kicked off the platform are a little more obvious, such as overtly objectionable content that violates Twitch’s Terms of Service, it’s often the case that many are left in the dark as to why they’ve been banned .

For some, this could be detrimental not only in terms of their standing with the platform and the surrounding community, but also financially. Twitch hosts many major streamers such as Shroud and Asmongold, many of whom depend on the site for their income. Of course, some of the bigger names might not be too affected monetarily by a brief suspension, but there are plenty of smaller broadcasters not pulling the numbers, which are the lucky few and might be temporarily unable to make a living from a knock -on effect.

In the end, hopefully, Twitch’s new transparency policy should be a way for users to finally understand why a ban has occurred. This would at least prevent future violations. Despite the controversy, but Pull out is still the boss of live video game content, with a viewership that rival sites like YouTube and Facebook Gaming can only dream of for now.

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Source: The Washington Post

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